“This album covers a lot of emotionally heavy stuff like mental health, addiction, existence, and relationships”
Jay Allen Sanford 2 p.m., Nov. 21
RIYL: New Order, the Cure, the Smiths, Interpol, Queens Of the Stone Age, Massive Attack
Inception: San Diego, 2010
Based in North Park, Alligator Republic includes Chiko Medina (vocals, guitars), Donovan Hernandez (bass, keys), Jonathan Buchan (guitars), and Gorge Ortega (drums, programming).